A federal judge has set a timeline for the Ripple Labs and US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) case, stating that the trial is expected to take place in the second quarter of 2024. The judge has given both parties until December 4, 2023, to submit all necessary filings and motions. The ruling also states that it has not been determined whether a written contract is required as part of the Howey test. The trial will also determine whether XRP qualifies as a security. Additionally, the article provides information about upcoming events and news in the cryptocurrency industry.

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